StatisticUpper StateSanta BarbaraCalifornia
Population14,83290,92239,512,223
Population density (sq mi)1,9364,665256
Median age49.337.836.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%41%46%
Speak Englishn/a63%56%
Speak Spanishn/a29%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Upper State is 59% lower than Santa Barbara
  • The median age in Upper State is 30% higher than Santa Barbara
  • In Upper State 86.33% of the population is White
  • In Upper State 0.58% of the population is Black
  • In Upper State 3.97% of the population is Asian

Compare Santa Barbara, CA Demographics

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      Upper State population breakdown by race

      RaceUpper StateSanta BarbaraCalifornia
      White86.33%77.52%61.26%
      Black0.58%1.53%5.85%
      Asian3.97%3.77%13.85%
      American Indian1.70%0.74%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.15%0.39%
      Mixed race2.48%3.62%4.62%
      Other race4.93%12.67%13.28%
      In Upper State, 38.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Upper State age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Upper State, Santa Barbara, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).